Sam Vines

Sam Vines
Sam Vines
Sam Vines
Real Name: Sam Vines
HT: 5' 10" WT: 150
Homegrown Player
Age: 21 (05/31/1999)
Birthplace: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado
Citizenship: USA
Birth date: May 31, 1999
Acquired: Rapids signed Sam Vines to a three-year homegrown contract on February 23, 2018.



  • Earned Man of the Match honors after making his first-ever MLS start on 4/13 against D.C. United at DICK'S Sporting Goods Park.
  • Landed a spot on Major League Soccer's Team of the Week (Week 17) after his performance vs LAFC (6/28).
  • Made his 15th MLS appearance on 7/27 at Avaya Stadium against the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • Named to the MLS Homegrown roster that took on Guadalajara’s U-20 team on 7/30. Vines wore the captain’s band for the second half of the match and converted his penalty during the penalty shoot-out.


  • Became the seventh Development Academy player to sign a first-team contract with the Rapids.
  • Spent the majority of the 2018 season on loan with the Charlotte Independence of the USL. 
  • Vines appeared in 29 games for the Independence, 25 from the start, logging 2,303 minutes.
  • Vines made his MLS debut with the Rapids on 10/21 against the San Jose Earthquakes.
  • Missed the final game of the year due to a quad strain (10/28).


  • Joined the Rapids youth system in 2013 as a 13-year-old, playing on the U-15, U-16, U-18 and U-19 Development Academy teams.
  • In all, he made 63 appearances for the DA (60 starts), scoring eight goals.
  • Vines was named to the U-17/18 US Soccer Development Academy Best XI for the Central Conference.
  • Earned the 2017 Rapids Academy Player of the Year.
  • Has 23 US Youth National Team call-ups, with the most recent being with the U-20 team, during 2018 Men’s Youth National Team Summit.
  • Previously played for Pride Soccer Club.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020Colorado Rapids1818116203317000
2019Colorado Rapids26230214905011220
2018Colorado Rapids100450000000
Career Totals-45411381438118220
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